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Comet C/2009 P1 Garradd

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Coarse finder chart
(Field of view: 60°, Max. star mag.: 5)
Fine finder chart
(Field of view: 2°, Max. star mag.: 12)
 
View from 90° above ecliptic plane
View from above comet orbital plane
 
Position
Right ascension7h 39.2m
Declination-25° 33'
ConstellationPuppis
Distance from Earth10.655 AU
Last observed magnitude21.3
Date of last reported observation26/02/2014
Altitude5.6°
Azimuth214° (SW)
Angular separation from Sun108.6°
Ecliptic latitude-44.3°
Orbit
Distance from Sun11.014 AU
Perihelion1.553 AU
(22/12/2011)
Aphelion1,552,527.448 AU
Period683,947,543 years
Eccentricity0.999998
Inclination to ecliptic106.2°
Speed relative to Sun12.692 km/s

Warning!
Never attempt to observe objects close to the sun without taking the proper precautions. In particular, never point optical instruments near the sun and look through them, or you risk permanent eye damage or blindness.
 

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